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Ready for the World CafeUT’s Ready for the World Cafe will venture to France on Thursday, October 24.

The luncheons are held at 11:30 a.m. on Thursdays through December 5 in the UT Visitors Center on Neyland Drive.

The cafe is a full-service international dining experience. Lunch consists of intermezzo or small appetizer, salad, entrée, and dessert.

Cost is $12 and the faculty-staff discount does not apply. Advance tickets are required. For tickets, see Marcia Johnson in 110 Jessie Harris Building, call 865-974-6645 or e-mail rhtm@utk.edu. Cash, checks, and credit cards are accepted.

Thursday’s menu is as follows:

  • First course: Escargots à la Bourguignonne (snails)
  • Second course: Pate maison (duck liver pate)
  • Third course: Magret de canard aux cerises (duck with cherries), served with pureed pommes de terre (potatoes) and sauteed haricot verts (French green beans)
  • Fourth course: Cheese, including gourmandise with walnuts and Roquefort
  • Dessert: Pots de crème (custard)

The dates and themes for the remaining luncheons are as follows:

  • Oct. 31—France
  • Nov. 7—Japan
  • Nov. 14—Japan
  • Nov. 21—Spain
  • Dec. 5—French-Japanese fusion

The luncheons are produced through a collaboration of HRT 445 (the Advanced Food Production and Service Management class), the UT Culinary Institute, and the Pellissippi Culinary Institute.



Marcia Johnson (for tickets): (865-974-6645, rhtm@utk.edu)

Lola Alapo (865-974-3993, lalapo@utk.edu)